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Chocolate-Kahlua snowball cookies

Best Chocolate-Kahlua snowball cookie recipe

Ahhh, snow. A good-natured snowball fight can bring out the kids in us again and again. But snowballs as cookies? Now, that brings a whole new level of fun to snow.

This recipe is for Kahlua snowball cookies, but a snowball cookie can be made with many different flavors: Vanilla, chocolate, coconut, pecan, walnut… the options and multi-flavor combo possibilities are a cookie connoisseur’s delight. From the powdered-sugar exterior to the surprise of the flavorful interior, biting into any variety of a no-bake snowball cookie is pure pleasure.

Chocolate-Kahlua no-bake snowball cookies

These Chocolate-Kahlua snowball cookies add a little adult flavor to the situation. Combining chocolate’s universally pleasing sweetness with the creamy coffee taste of Kahlua creates cookies that are sure to be a hit at any holiday gathering or cookie exchange party.

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Warning: Simply being present while these cookies are being made may lead to their quick disappearance!

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Chocolate-Kahlua snowball cookies

Yield 4 dozen


  • 1/3 cup Kahlua coffee liqueur 
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • One 9-ounce package chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed
  • 1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup almonds, toasted and chopped
  • Additional powdered sugar


  1. In medium bowl, mix Kahlua, corn syrup and instant coffee granules until well blended.
  2. In medium bowl, combine cookie crumbs, powdered sugar and almonds. Mix well.
  3. Pour coffee mixture over crumb mixture, blending well.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  5. Roll each ball in powdered sugar two times, making certain to coat each cookie well.
  6. Cookies can be stored in an airtight covered container for up to 1 week.

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Best Chocolate-Kahlua snowball cookie recipe

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